This icon of Saint George and the dragon is from Russia. This is the scene when Saint George appeared on a white horse, and with the words "In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit," he charged the dragon and struck him with his lance, while his horse trampled on him. Since the dragon symbolized evil, the image of George slaying the dragon is considered a symbol of a heathen country being converted to Christianity. The hand shown in the top corner blesses the scene and shows the help of God in slaying the dragon. The red cape represents the martyrdom of St George.He is one of the saints who is the most celebrated by the Orthodox Church.
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